- Umaru Sanda Amadu, a famous journalist with Citi TV/FM prevented a girl from getting married at age 13, 3 years ago
- The young lady named Sadia has now gained admission into her dream high school after emerging as the second-best student in her junior high school
- The 16-year-old was recently taken to Tema Senior High School to continue her studies and pursue her dreams
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Seasoned Ghanaian journalist, Umaru Sanda Amadu, who works with Citi TV/FM in Accra has saved a girl from having her career prospects ruined and given her great hope for the future.
As YEN.com.gh previously reported, it all started three years ago when Umaru Sanda found out about the plan to marry the girl off and stepped in to halt the process so she continues her schooling.
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"I incurred the wrath of some of my community members, particularly, the Muslims over an action I took to help prevent a 13-year-old girl from being forced into marriage," he recalled.
Currently, the young lady has achieved her dream of enrolling at Tema Senior High School for her secondary education, a remarkable occasion that Sanda himself was present to witness.
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This comes on the back of a previous ceremony during which the 16-year-old was handed back to the family who promised that she would continue schooling.
Ghanaians celebrate Sanda
Below were some thoughts Sanda's followers expressed after reading the exciting account.
Gyeke-Darko Samuel indicated:
Umaru Sanda Amadu you are a saviour. The power of responsible journalism
Gifty Pamela Afun mentioned:
God bless you Umaru Sanda Amadu for your kind heart, We are proud of you Sadia, Congrats to you
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Umaru Sanda's Humble Beginnings
Ghanaian broadcast journalist with Citi radio and TV, Umaru Sanda, previously shared inspiring throwback visuals highlighting his humble beginnings in a post on social media.
Coming from an economically disadvantaged family, Sanda had a difficult childhood. He struggled for the most part of his education.
However, in spite of his early childhood financial limitations, he has managed to become one of Ghana’s thriving and reputable journalists.
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